Despite it not being the authentic experience one hankers for as a traveller (and really, what can remain authentic when every single sightseer wants off the beaten path?), there still are beautiful moments floating along the canals.
Walk along an artery like Sukhumvit Road; the Skytrain omnipresent above your head, the buildings striking up and down like piano hammers...
A quick bit of logo and label design for a friend's mum.
Washington DC and New York City at the end of December 2012.
The Everglades, Miami, Cape Canaveral and Disneyworld.
I have three poems included in this year's Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology; By Heart, Kisses and Secret. They are all fiddled-with reworked versions of work from my MA Creative Writing thesis collection that have met rejection in some form or the other from various lit journals. The lesson here is to edit, edit, edit and edit until the very soul of a piece is bared to its teeth.